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Memorial and Honor Giving

Remember a loved one who passed away by making a memorial gift in his or her name. Recognize an important person, mark a special occasion or show gratitude for someone who made a difference in your life by making an honor gift to Rush.

Donating in honor of an important person, or in memory of someone who passed away, supports Rush in its mission to provide excellent medical care, conduct groundbreaking research, offer transformative education and perform important community outreach. Memorial and honor gifts allow you to pay tribute to important people and acknowledge significant events in your life while making an impact on the lives of others.

Ways to make a memorial or honor gift

Consider using our online fundraising tools to create your own personal giving page in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special person or occasion.

You can also make a difference through memorial and honor giving in the following ways:

Learn about payment methods, confidentiality, tax receipts and other aspects of memorial and honor gifts to Rush in our FAQ section.

Questions, or looking for more information? Contact Megan Tenenbaum, assistant director of annual giving, at and (312) 942-1514.

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